Prep softball: Sultan 8, South Whidbey 6

SULTAN — Rachel Kirkpatrick hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lead Sultan to a Cascade Conference win. Shelby Jeffries came into the game in the fifth and struck out all nine batters she faced to close out the game and get the win.

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Mackenzie Hazel and Chantel Brown. Courtney Morris, Shelby Jeffries (5) and Rachel Kirkpatrick. WP—Jeffries (2-0). LP—Hazel. 2B—Brown (SW), Haley Viers (SW), Kirkpatrick (S), Morris (S). HR—Kirkpatrick (S). Records—South Whidbey 0-1 league, 0-1 overall. Sultan 1-0, 2-0.

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